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FYS Courses Create Customized Transition into College Life

January 14, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (January 14, 2022) – What better way to start your college experience than with a class tailored to you? At Washington & Jefferson College, First-Year Seminar (FYS) courses help students build their foundation at W&J and set them up for success during their time at the College. FYS courses offer an intensive study …  

W&J announces Fall 2021 Dean’s List students

January 10, 2022

WASHINGTON, PA (January 10, 2022)—W&J is proud to announce the Fall 2021 Dean’s List students.

W&J Presidents get psyched; lobby for legislation

January 10, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (January 10, 2022)—W&J psychology students have change on their minds. Or rather, they’re using the mind to create change.

Washington & Jefferson College Appoints First Director of New Center for Ethical Leadership

January 6, 2022

Washington & Jefferson College has appointed David Holiday, Ph.D. as the Director of the Center for Ethical Leadership and Instructor of Philosophy. Holiday is the first director of the Center for Ethical Leadership, which was established in the Fall 2021 semester.

Class of 2021 Graduate Credits Liberal Arts for Professional Readiness

December 13, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (December 13, 2021) – Adriana Rodriguez-Ruiz’s career path was founded at W&J, and she credits the College’s strong liberal arts curriculum for connecting her varying interests and helping her launch a career she loves. For Rodriguez-Ruiz, a proud first-generation 2021 graduate of the Washington & Jefferson College, the liberal arts philosophy bridged her interests in public policy, environmental studies, social justice, and diverse …  

Joint Programs with Chatham, WVU Present New Opportunities for W&J Students

December 10, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (December 10, 2021) – Washington & Jefferson College is excited to announce two new joint programs: a Master of Athletic Training (MAT) Program with Chatham University, and a Master of Science Program in Economics with West Virginia University. Both options present students with new and valuable opportunities to build their career foundations at …  

W&J Professor Discusses Teaching 9/11 to Today’s College Students

October 16, 2021
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Visiting Writer: Caitlin Doyle

September 22, 2021
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Join the English Department for a reading of Caitlin Doyle’s work! Caitlin Doyle’s writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, Best New Poets, the PBS NewsHour Online Poetry Series, and elsewhere. She has received awards, scholarships, and fellowships through the Yaddo Colony, the MacDowell Colony, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, among others. She earned a PhD from the …  

Washington & Jefferson College Receives National Best College Recognitions for 2022

September 16, 2021

U.S. News & World Report has named Washington & Jefferson College to its list of the top 100 National Liberal Arts Colleges for 2022.

Teaching 9/11: A Historical Event and a Lived Experience for Today’s Students

September 10, 2021

September 11, 2001 is both a historical event and a lived experience for today’s college students.